Treaty (signed on 12 June 1985) between the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Hellenic Republic, the French Republic, Ireland, the Italian Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Member States of the European Communities) and the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic concerning the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community

Coming into Force01 January 1986
End of Effective Date31 December 9999
Publication Date15 November 1985
Date12 June 1985
Celex Number11985I/TXT
ELIhttp://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/acc_1985/sign
Official Gazette PublicationDiario Oficial de las Comunidades Europeas, L 302, 15 de noviembre de 1985
L_1985302EN.01000901.xml
15.11.1985 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 302/9

TREATY

between

the Kingdom of Belgium,

the Kingdom of Denmark,

the Federal Republic of Germany,

the Hellenic Republic,

the French Republic,

Ireland,

the Italian Republic,

the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg,

the Kingdom of the Netherlands,

the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

(Member States of the European Communities)

and

the Kingdom of Spain,

the Portuguese Republic,

concerning the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC,

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SPAIN,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC,

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC,

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND,

UNITED in their desire to pursue the attainment of the objectives of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community,

DETERMINED in the spirit of those Treaties to construct an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe on the foundations already laid,

CONSIDERING that Article 237 of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and Article 205 of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community afford European States the opportunity of becoming members of these Communities,

CONSIDERING that the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic have applied to become members of these Communities,

CONSIDERING that the Council of the European Communites, after having obtained the opinion of the Commission, has declared itself in favour of the admission of these States,

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS,

Mr Wilfried MARTENS,

Prime Minister;

Mr Leo TINDEMANS,

Minister for External Relations;

Mr Paul NOTERDAEME,

Ambassador,

Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK,

Mr Poul SCHLÜTER,

Prime Minister;

Mr Uffe ELLEMANN-JENSEN,

Minister for Foreign Affairs;

Mr Jakob Esper LARSEN,

Ambassador,

Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,

Mr Hans-Dietrich GENSCHER,

Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs;

Mr Gisbert POENSGEN,

Ambassador,

Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC,

Mr Yannis HARALAMBOPOULOS,

Minister for Foreign Affairs;

Mr Theodoros PAGALOS,

State Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (with responsibility for EEC affairs);

Mr Alexandre ZAFIRIOU,

Ambassador,

Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SPAIN,

Mr Felipe GONZALEZ MARQUEZ,

Prime Minister;

Mr Fernando MORÁN LÓPEZ,

Minister for Foreign Affairs;

Mr Manuel MARIN GONZÁLEZ,

State Secretary for Relations with the European Communities;

Mr Gabriel FERRÁN de ALFARO,

Ambassador,

Head of the Mission to the European Communities;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC:

Mr Laurent FABIUS,

Prime Minister;

Mr Roland DUMAS,

Minister for External Relations;

Mrs Catherine LALUMIÈRE,

Delegated Minister entrusted with European Affairs;

Mr Luc de LA BARRE de NANTEUIL,

Ambassador,

Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND,

Dr Garret FITZGERALD, TD,

Prime Minister;

Mr Peter BARRY, TD,

Minister for Foreign Affairs;

Mr...

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